Donald Davidson papers, 1935-2003.
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Willard Van Orman Quine was an American analytic philosopher, logician, and mathematician and was for much of his life affilated with Harvard University. His major writings include Word and object, Set theory and its logic, and Two dogmas of empiricism. From the description of James Willard Oliver Collection of W. V. Quine. (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 311081458 W. V. (Willard Van Orman) Quine (1908-2000) was an American mathematician, logician, and ph...
Richard McKay Rorty (1931-2007) is commonly described as one of the most influential thinkers of his era. A philosopher with a remarkably broad intellectual range, his work included the development of a distinctive brand of pragmatism as well as significant contributions to literary criticism, political theory, and other scholarly fields. He was also a public intellectual, writing for such publications as The Nation and The Atlantic. Rorty was born on October 4, 1931, in New York City. The son o...
Donald Herbert Davidson, born in Springfield, Massachusetts on March 6, 1917, held the position of Willis S. and Marion Slusser Professor of Philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley from 1981-2003. Working primarily in the fields of ethics, epistemology, philosophy of mind, and philosophy of language, he is widely regarded as one of the most profound and influential American philosophers of his generation. A prolific writer and lecturer, Davidson published over 35 articles and essay ...